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Dec 30, 2012 6:00pm PST
david petraeus. >> can you talk to us, please? >> all right, talk about expecting the unexpected. who would have thought that the hon regarded headed the cia, general david petraeus, would quit his job because of an extramarital affair? very disciplined man. is there a lesson for this, people? or people in high-profile jobs? >> it is never learn. the idea that it is usual for the cia director to have an affair -- the sainted allen dulles used to give his wife a diamond every time he commenced a new extramarital affair. may be the rules are little different. >> it was a different time. >> but you could go forward, and believe me, subsequently, there have been directors -- you want to name them? no. but i do not understand why the president did not just tell him to apologize and go back to work. >> really? do you agree with that? >> but he did not give the president a chance. as soon as he knew the story was coming up, he resigned. first of all, he announced the affair and his resignation. >> obama wanted 24 hours to think about it. >> but he in effect said, "i am going to step down. >>
ABC
Dec 30, 2012 9:00am EST
david petraeus. >> talk abou expecting t unexpected. who would have thought that the highly regarded head of the cia, general david petraeus, would quit his job because of an examarital affair? very disciplined man.. is there a lesson for people in high-profile jobs in n this? >> it is not a lesson they er learn. the idea that it is unusual for the cia direrector toave an affaiir -- t the sainted allenn dulles used to give his wife a diamond every time he commenced a new extramatal l affair. may be the rules are a little fferent -- >> it was a dferent time. >> you c can go forward, , and believe me, there have been subsequent cia directors -- >> do you want to name them? >> no, but i do not understand why the president did not just tell him to apologize and go back to work. >> really? do you believe that? >> he did not give the president a chance. as soon as he found at the store was coming to light, he announced it. >> obama wanted 24 hours to think about it. >> but he in effect said, "i am going to step down," and then talked to the president. >> what if tresisident had said "do
CNN
Dec 30, 2012 8:00am PST
the david petraeus scandal to the trayvon martin tragedy. the media's performance in 2012, we'll have a report card. i'm howard kurtz and this is "reliable sources." >>> it was a striking moment when david gregory brandished that high ammunition magazine last sunday so much so we played it on this program. but that braumpted a d.c. police whether he violated the city's gun laws, one controversy that they fuind under assault. and eric who blogs about the media for "washington post." simple question, eric, should david gregory be prosecuted? >> well, i think he should be investigated. i'll leave that up to the prosecutors. but i definitely do believe unlike greta van susstrn and unlike you. >> and the "wall street journal" page. >> it turns out the district of columbia and lawmakers decided that any magazine in excess of ten rounds is a danger to the p public. >> you don't see this as a waste of time on the police's part. a lot of people with magazines with no bullets in them going to jail over this. >> this is the law and the police should look into it. where did he get it? where is it
MSNBC
Dec 19, 2012 11:00pm PST
. >>> and now how about this little sugar plum. while general david petraeus was the top commanding officer in afghanistan, he was being advised day to day by a couple of civilians with strong ties to the neocon movement. of all people they were on the inside of a democratic administration. let's get to the bottom of that very weird arrangement. this was to be a battle between the neocons and progressives. >>> and what does "it's a wonderful life" have to do with the fiscal cliff? well meet mr. potter. that's in the sideshow tonight. this is "hardball," the place for politics. >>> robert bork has died the legal scholar served under richard nixon and fired archibald cox in the saturday night massacre. he then served as a circuit judge for the district of columbia. he was nominated for the supreme court by ronald reagan in 1987. it was opposed by ted kennedy who took to the floor with a strong condemnation on his position. robert bork was 85. we'll be right back. whole grain, multigrain cheerios! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh le
WETA
Dec 28, 2012 8:30pm EST
in regarding the chief of the cia, david petraeus -- breaking news. i'm talking about expect the unexpected. who would have thought that the highly regarded head of the cia, general david petraeus, would quit his job because of an extramarital affair. a very disciplined man. is there a lesson for people in high-profile jobs in this? >> it is not a lesson they ever learn. the idea that it is unusual for the cia director to have an extramarital affair -- the sainted allen dulles used to give his wife a new diamond every time he commenced an extramarital affair. may be the rules are different, but you can go for it -- and believe me, there have been subsequent cia directors -- >> do you want to name them? >> no, but i do not understand why the president did not just tell them to apologize and go back to work. >> really? do you agree with that? >> but he did not give the president a chance. as soon as he knew the story was coming up, he resigned. he announced it and announced his resignation. >> obama wanted 24 hours to think about it. >> but he in effect said he would step down. >> what i of t
CSPAN
Dec 29, 2012 9:00am EST
a second wind and this was in the education of general david petraeus by paula broadwell. any comments on those books? >> it is funny refer to that book as a poorly amid this title about a second wind because after general david petraeus administration, that is exactly why her book got the second wind and why the paperback publication was pushed up. what it has done a little bit though is take away from the larger aspect of these books. when scandal rears its head, one focus is too much on that instead of the substance of the book. one thing worth pointing out especially in relation to the mark cohen and mark cohen was a pseudonym for one of the navy seals who was involved in the mission to kill osama bin laden, the book's publisher which is penguin press, they announced with only weeks to spare, i felt they did a very brilliant job of marketing that book. it didn't help or perhaps didn't hurt depending on who you ask that mark owens's real name was dutifully revealed by the media which than cost its own fire storm and the like but the upshot is many of these books with commensurate mi
NBC
Dec 18, 2012 4:00pm EST
coming up in my forecast. >>> the mistress of general david petraeus won't pace any federal cyber stalking charges. the justice department said it is dropping an investigation into whether paula broadwell stalked another woman online. >> she was the official biographer of david petraeus. weeks ago found herself at the center of a national scandal. it was broadwell who allegely sent harassing e-mails to tampa socialite jill kelley. the fbi started a cyber stalking probe that traced the e-mails back to broad well and led to the admission of an affair with former cia director david petraeus. still to be determined why broadwell had classified information on her computer. law enforcement officials say it is unlikely she will face criminal charges over that issue either. petraeus stepped down as cia director early last month. he has denied giving broadwell any classified documents. live in the newsroom, keith russell, news4. >>> when we come back on "news4 at 4:00," a man in a wheelchair plummets off the side after subway platform. what had ans next is an amazing story. >> is celebrity
Comedy Central
Dec 10, 2012 11:30pm PST
headed to afghanistan to pass on his thoughts to general david petraeus, resign from the military and run for president. and ailes wasn't just encouraging petraeus to run, he put a serious offer on the table. which was secretly taped i assume, by paula broadwell hiding under the table. (laughter) listen petraeus respond to ailes offer. >> tell him if i ever ran, but i won't, but if i ever ran i would take him up on his offer. >> okay, all right. >> he would quit fox. >> all right. >> and bankroll it or maybe i'm confused and that was rupert. >> i think one is bankrolling it. >> big boss is bankrolling it. rogg certificate going to run and the rest of russ going to be here in-house. >> stephen: okay so, if petraeus ran for president murdoch would pay for it, ailes would manage it, and fox news would sell it though their audience. now if you think about it, a news network choosing the candidate sounds like a conflict of interest. so don't think about it. because it's not really about conflict of interest. ailes said he did it because the republican field needed to be shaken up. so it was re
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 6:30pm EST
. the civil, and they should go first. >> a few weeks ago the story about david petraeus came out and how the fbi was investigating and looking into his e-mails. i wonder how you think this fits into the story and whether it creates more momentum. >> it says the rules that are used to do the national security. this can be investigated under those authorities. petraeus in general allen -- and engineer allen, the debt situation got them thinking about how broad it can quickly balloon and how it can ensnare people who 20,000 pages were turned over. i think this troubles a lot of people. >> thank you. several issues here. the update and the desire to update the act has been there for some time. it has been work done for some time. whether the general petraeus situation has sharpened the focus, i will leave that to others to decide. we do not have any direct knowledge. i was suggests it was attained during a search warrant. >> how would the new changes proposed have changed this case? >> it probably would not have changed this case either way. i think that when prosecutors see a case of the ut
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 1:00pm PST
't the problem here additionally made more difficult after david petraeus went before the committee and said, terrorism was involved and appeared to contradict what susan rice had said, and at that point her position became more difficult, didn't it? >> and unten beableuntenable. >> it was difficult all along. and there was a good chance all along that john kerry, who on paper is more qualified than susan rice to be secretary of state, that he would eventually -- >> that could be argued. >> on paper. look at it in terms of the breadth of experience in foreign policy over many years. that's not to say she's unqualified. she's tremendous qualified herself, just on paper he is more qualified. there was always a chance going back more than a month that the president would move in that direction toward kerry so as to avoid a distracting senate fight, a fight that he probably could have won, probably could have gotten the 51 votes, but it might have been a bit of a parrot victory if he got her confirmed at what political cost -- >> it sounds like a victory -- if you get her confirmed, that's a vic
ABC
Dec 18, 2012 12:00pm EST
former cia director david petraeus' mistress paula broadwell will not be charged with cyber stocking in the scandal. you may recall harassing e-mails from her sent to a socialite launched the investigation which initially uncovered the affair, leading to the cia director stepping down. the investigation is ongoing. >> investigators searching for the suspect behind an early morning home invasion and shooting. this is not a random crime. >> it happened in the 9100 block of loflin road in fort washington. john gonzales has the latest from the scene. >> the initial call came into prince george's county police around 2:30 this morning. reports of shots fired inside this home. when police arrived, they found a homeowner suffering from at least one gunshot wound. armed suspects, two or three of them, and -- stormed into the house demanding cash and jewelry. >> my brother-in-law was shot in the back in a home invasion. >> relatives arrived a short time after the crime. the homeowner was shot at least once. his wife and his 16-year-old daughter were also inside. >> holiday season, i don't kn
CNN
Dec 4, 2012 1:00pm PST
? the network's founder, roger ailes, wanted then general david petraeus, to make a run for the republican presidential nomination. cnn's national political correspondent jim acosta is joining us now. pretty i guess bombastic report out there, with a lot of detail. >> that's right. this goes back to the fact that some republicans were longing for alternatives to the official gop candidates in the 2012 race, and as an audio recording reported by "the washington post" reveals, fox news chief roger ailes appears to step out of the traditional role of news executive to recruit a candidate, david petraeus. before the affair that just last month forced david petraeus to step down as director of the cia, he was so popular in republican circles that roger ailes, the chairman of fox news, tried to enlist the four-star general to run for president back in 2011. according to a recorded conversation obtained by washington post reporter and author bob woodward. >> i'm not running. >> reporter: making the pitch is katie mcfarland. she tells the general that ailes was willing to give up his job at the ne
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 9:15am EST
petraeus and e-mail landon ten minutes got back to me and we had for the next three months general david petraeus, people basically had gone in and worked, the letters had been written to basically create a justification, an exception. three days ago he will be laid to rest in darlington. [applause] >> did dog company receive any proper recognition for what they did? >> i am so pleased many of the family and people that i know very personally are here. bob, you were a member of george company 3 one in the chosen reservoir. part of a book i wrote called give me tomorrow, you were a machine gunner and it is an honor to have you here. like george company, for the most part dog company hasn't received as much recognition as they deserve. they received a presidential citation for their actions at pointe du hoc, but hills 400 remains an open issue. they deserve a presidential citation for that action. they charged that hill and held against all odds. the last letter to tom, one of my main characters in this book, got the presidential unit citation for dog company and that is now in progress. i
PBS
Dec 4, 2012 5:30pm PST
and present, have found themselves in an uncomfortable spotlight. retired army general david petraeus resigned as director of the c.i.a. when he admitted to having an extramarital affair. the commander of u.s. and coalition forces in afghanistan, general john allen, is also under investigation for sending inappropriate e-mails to a women in tampa. the former commander of africa command, general william ward, was demoted one rank after being accused of lavish spending. and brigadier general jeffrey sinclair, who was deputy commander of the 82nd airborne division in afghanistan, is facing sexualisconduct charges, including sodomy and wrongful sexual conduct. a new book looks at american generals over the last century. the author is veteran journalist tom ricks. the book is "the generals: american military commanders from world war ii to today." ray suarez spoke to him recently. welcome to the program. >> thank you. suarez: i think reading as a nonmilitary expert but an interested party, the most surprising thing was that so many men who were not really up to the task became generals in the first
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 2:35am EST
mad about where your tax dollars are going. >>> just when you thought the david petraeus sex scandal was over, no, there is a new chapter of the story all courtesy of tampa socialite, as we look to call her in the media, jill killi. find out about her next step coming up in "the skinny". this thing isn't going to end quietly without more publicity. you knew that. of course, we will fill you in on that coming up. >>> first, the couple missing since last thursday in the snowy sierra nevada. >> paula lane and rod clifton, vanished after leaving a suburb heading for their home along a snowy highway. their story probably would have ended happily ever after had they not ventured off the main road. abc's brandi hitt has the the details. good morning, brandi. >> reporter: good morning, rob and paula. hard to imagine what the two want through over the last week. unfortunately rod did not make it in the cold. doctors are very surprised, paula did. they say she got lucky. stranded in the snow atop california's cold sierra nevada mountains paula lane and her boyfriend rod clifton had been missin
CNN
Dec 31, 2012 2:00am PST
david petraeus' blown cover. the illustrious career of david petraeus was brought to an abrupt end by e-mail. here's what happened. last spring petraeus' biographer paula broadwell, wrote anonymous e-mails to tampa socialite jill kelly, warning her to stay away from high-ranking military officers. kelly complained to a friend in the fbi, which led to an investigation with unexpected consequences. the fbi also discovered e-mail exchanges between broadwell and petraeus, showing that in addition to being the general's biographer, she was also his mistress. the general resigned from the cia just days after the election. who knows what's in store for 2013. joe johns, cnn washington. >> local comedian dean obe obeidallah joins us. top of the list this year, scandal in washington. are you surprised petraeus topped the list? >> no, i'm not. the guy is the head of the cia, the top spy in america, and he can't keep an affair secret. i think there's some human quality in there, and some humor at the same time. it's remarkable to me. it's men in power, thinking they can get away with it, bill clint
CNN
Dec 24, 2012 8:00am PST
. >> and this one. >> binders full of women. >> number 6, ex-cia director general david petraeus. >> breaking news regarding the chief of the cia. general david petraeus. >> can you talk with us please? >> the news was unexpected. the reason, shocking. petraeus, a retired four-star general, had quit his cia post and admitted he had cheated on his wife. petraeus's mistress was also his biographer, paula broadwell. >> and don't touch that remote. there's more. we're going to show you who you picked as the top five most intriguing people of 2012. that's coming up next right after the break. when you have diabetes... your doctor will say get smart about your weight. i tried weight loss plans... but their shakes aren't always made for people with diabetes. that's why there's glucerna hunger smart shakes. they have carb steady, with carbs that digest slowly to help minimize blood sugar spikes. and they have six grams of sugars. with fifteen grams of protein to help manage hunger... look who's getting smart about her weight. [ male announcer ] glucerna hunger smart. a smart way to help manage hunger and
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2012 8:00pm EST
about cia director david petraeus came out and how the fbi was looking into his e-mails. i wonder how you think that fits into the story and whether that creates rmn 10 for they were surprised they could look without a warrant or does it play the other way that it was a threat to national security, we applied the fbi was finding out about that. >> guest: remembered for national security surveillance, there is a separate statutory scheme that is sent touched by the leahy judiciary committee legislation. a surveillance act sets the rules that are used to the national security surveillance in a surveillance semantic of classified information can be investigated under those authorities. now, i think the petraeus and particularly with general alan, that incident really got members thinking about how brad and fbi investigation with electronic evidence can inspire people who frankly in the case of general alan, 20,000 to 30,000 pages of his e-mail or turned over to his pentagon and yet, not suspected of any crime. i think that travels a lot of people. >> host: agent motyka. >> guest: yes, se
PBS
Dec 23, 2012 3:30pm PST
winner of 2012. >> "biggest loser," pat? >> general david petraeus. cia most famous general of his generation caught in a honey trap and kwon. >> the nra national rifle association which has no answer to why americans should be allowed to buy and possess assault weapons with rounds they can shoot off and kill little children. >> mark. >> the 23 million americans who remain out of work and have been out of work for a long period of time. >> seldom aidle son who backed candidates with millions of dollars, including mitt romney, and though lost. >> how many millions? >> all total? >> five or something? i think it's in the neighborhood of the 70s. >> yeah. >> right. he is moving along. the biggest loser of 2012 lance armstrong for using performance-enhancing drugs. armstrong was stripped of his tour de france titles and sponsor contracts worth 15 to $18 million. biggest loser. >>> okay. best politician. >> wisconsin governor scott walker. he put through his right to work laws. he didn't want a recall. he was an inspiration for republican governors. it's a move gone all over the country
NBC
Dec 30, 2012 11:00am EST
and david petraeus, his mystery and the email she fired off to the woman in florida who is a big friend of all the generals. or is the biggest mystery of the year what made romney think he had it? katty. >> i'm going to go with the first debate. we still don't really know what happened. and nor the people advising him were furious the day after about it. where was he? where was he? >> the man in charge of clandestine operations. he should know the rewards and risks. chris: why did he use that email? >> the c.i.a. director puterring that many sat risk is stunning to me. >> petraeus. the kim kardashian aspect. and nobody knew -- chris: and these people, do you think they want to get caught at some weird level? >> exactly. they think they're completely above. nobody can come after them. chris: you are mr. chutzpah. so what do you think? >> i like the first debate. what was the president thinking? he was home watching this guy. in an empty suit pretending he was him. what was he thinking? who is this guy up there? i want to get reelected. who is up there that doesn't want to get reelected?
FOX News
Dec 13, 2012 2:00pm PST
't even know. >> bob: who is the number one? >> andrea: number one is david petraeus. i actually, i agree with that. >> bob: dana made a good point. what has david petraeus done this year? except get in an affair. >> greg: two he's done. [ laughter ] who uses the word "fascinating" when they describe somebody -- >> dana: talk about you all the time. >> greg: aside from me. you have don't go i just ran in to the most fascinating person. no planets are fascinating. scientific discoveries are fascinating. lemur, fascinating. people, not fascinating. people are people. >> dana: i didn't have time. follow me on twitter tonight as i go to vegas for the national final rodeo. it will tell you why i think blake shelton should have been on the list. there is a good reason. not just because he is a good singer. >> bob: can i have a phrase banned? "to die for." >> greg: okay. >> bob: who said that? it came in my mind. >> eric: you could be one of the most fascinating people i know. >> andrea: on that note, you are absolutely right. bob, you might just be the most fascinating person. at least here at
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2012 1:00am PST
analyst. the meeting took place last spring. it was general david petraeus who was at the time commander of all u.s. forces in the war in afghanistan. and on the tape, fox news analyst says that she was asked by her boss, by the chairman of fox news to pass along some very specific advice for general petraeus. >> if you're offered chairman, take it. if you're offered anything else, don't take it. resign in six months and run for president. okay? and i know you're not running for president, but at some point when you go to new york next, you may want to just chat with roger. i just say what i have suggested and that we've discussed is next time you go to new york you're going to stop by and see him? >> yeah. i'd be happy. i haven't seen him in awhile. he's a brilliant guy. >> he's simply brilliant. >> he is. tell him if i ever ran, but i won't. but if i ever ran, i'd take him up on his offer. e he said he would quit fox. and bankroll it. >>. bankroll it. or maybe i'm confusing that with rupert. >> i know roger he's done okay. but no, i think the one who's bankrolling it is the big boss. >
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 11:00am PST
scrutinized as much as susan rice or general david petraeus, into matter, even though he was slightly scrutinized about that as well? >> that is a fair inkwurry. secretary clint, as you recall, right before the debates, took full responsible for the what happened in ben gas zip. and she was the secretary of state. were there mistakes made in the department? yes. were they her mistakes, probably not. but as head of the department she takes responsibility for them. i agree with chris her performance, i can't remember in my lifetime, a secretary of state as effective. this problem, and this is a problem, will be a very, very minor thing on her record as secretary of state o >> it depends on how this hearing goes, you have republicans who reportedly behind the scenes fearful to take her on if they decide to launch an assault if they can't, if you will, get their hoornsd susan rice, unfollowing go after the former cis director, general david petraeus, might she be the target? >> i doubt t i don't think that would be a smart strategy on any front, given her popularity and her accomplishment
ABC
Dec 21, 2012 12:00am PST
director david petraeus has been doing his best james bond imitation lately. he resigned after the fbi learned he had been having an affair with the woman who co-wrote his biography. this is the actual title. she called it "all in." we did not make that up. that's really the title. the way the fbi found out about the affair is crazy. david petraeus was the head of the cia, is said to be friends with jill kelley, who works at a social liaison at mcdill air force base. the woman, kelly, called the fbi after she started getting harassing e-mails warning her to stay away from petraeus. the fbi looked into it. they traced the e-mails back to this writer, paula broadwell, and then they went through her e-mails and found evidence of the affair, and this thing, better than "homeland" even. the investigation is still going on. but already the tv specials about it are starting to hit the air. >> the cia rocked by scandal. its leader accused of sexual misconduct. threatening e-mails from the lover to another woman. a faithful wife scorned. is america's security at risk? find out tuesday on the ne
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 3:40am PST
. >> the government. >>> coming up next, who was planning to make money now off "the david letterman show" petraeus sex scandal? >>> and we have breaking celebrity news involved a quarterback and a supermodel next in "the skinny." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. celebrity news involved a quarterback and a supermodel ♪ skinny so skinny ♪ skinny so skinny >> skinny in the house! >> skinny's in the house! >> oh, willis. ♪ skinny so skinny >> skinny in the house! >> skinny's in the house! >> oh, willis. >>> and you know who else is in the house? another baby for gisele bundchen and her quarterback of a husband tom brady. >> popped it out. >> that's horrible. let's hope you're not in the delivery room some day. i'm not. i'm down in the lobby. >> boston.com, she gave birth to a bouncing baby girl, vivian. the third child for tom. he has a son with his ex, bridgette moynihan. the second child for this couple now -- they have a 2-year-old son benjamin and now a little girl, vivian. not sure if it was a water birth. remember she famously said little pain. she
CNN
Dec 29, 2012 11:00am PST
. >> number six this ex-cia director general david petraeus. got some breaking news coming in regarding the chief of the cia. general david petraeus. >> general petraeus, can you talk about this please. >> the news was unexpected. the reason, shocking. petraeus, a retired four-star general, had quit his cia post and admitted he had cheated on his wife. his mistress was also his biograervegs paula broadwell, an embarrassing exit from the public stage by one of the most respected public servants of his time. >> so who rounds out the list and who did you vote an the most intriguing person of the year? the answer when is we come back. >>> plus, our 2013 movies preview. find out which films our critic says you should look out for. [ cellphone chirping ] [ buzzing ] bye dad. drive safe. k. love you. [ chirping, buzzing continues ] [ horn honks ] [ buzzing continues ] [ male announcer ] the sprint drive first app. blocks and replies to texts while you drive. we can live without the &. visit sprint.com/drive. well, if itmr. margin?margin. don't be modest, bob. you found a better way to pack a b
Current
Dec 4, 2012 3:00am PST
ails told david petraeus when he was still in iraq that he should quit and run for president of the united states against barack obama and if he did so, roger ails said he would quit fox news and run his campaign. how about it. don't tell me fox news is not the broadcast arm of the republican party. that proves it! all right. we'll get into that and a whole lot more here. first we get the latest current news update from lisa ferguson out in los angeles. hi lisa. good morning. >> hey bill. good morning everyone. so far the president seems to be staying strong when it comes to taxes. as you all know by now house republicans sent in a fiscal cliff counter offer yesterday but the white house is calling it no good. i want to give you an idea of where the two sides stand right now. boehner's new plan would raise $2.2 trillion. now it would extend the bush tax cuts for everyone and yes that does include the top 2%. and it would instead raise $800 billion in revenue from so-called tax reform and that's what w
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2012 6:00am PST
reports that hillary clinton got a special job pitch. apparently so did david petraeus and neither one took the advice. new york city mayor michael bloomberg's successor will have big shoes to fill according to "the new york times." bloomberg called secretary of state hillary clinton a few months ago to encourage her to enter the 2013 new york city mayoral race. but reportedly told the mayor she has no interest in the job. as deputy mayor there howard wolf son, former senior adviser to hillary clinton's presidential campaign in 2008. mayor bloomberg isn't the only 0 one giving out advice. this is great. it's bob woodward, heads are exploding as i speak. let me get to the story. woodward reports that roger ales, the chairman and founder of fox news, encouraged general david petraeus to run against obama in the 2012 election. last spring asked fox news analyst to make the pitch while she was traveling with petraeus. in a recording of the conversation between mcfarland and petraeus mcfarland can be heard saying that ales advises petraeus to reject becoming cia director and accept nothing
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2012 11:00pm EST
sometimes business as well. is in the news today as we tape this program, general david petraeus is still dominating the headlines with his alleged affair and this behavior. relating to the book, what my first thought was when this happened when it came out was, during world war ii, general eisenhower was having a long-term affair with an attractive young british driver named kay summersby l.. what general hires a young female model to be his aide if you will instead of a major captain or medal winner? imagine if eisenhower's affair came out during world war ii and its happen has happened with petraeus, what if we got rid of -- before d-day? franklin roosevelt was having affairs. franklin roosevelt had two very long-term affairs. one with missy lehand ,-com,-com ma his personal aide and secretary and cook and dresser-rand undress her apparently too. what if we found out about fdr's misbehavior and what if we threw fdr out of office as the economy was recovering? all the way back to the french and indian war, very young george washington was writing romantic letters to a woman who was not
FOX News
Dec 18, 2012 4:00pm PST
'll have it all. it was the scandal that brought down the head of the c.i.a., one general david petraeus. now the feds say they will not charge the mistress in the middle of it all. the reason for that coming up from the journalists of fox news on this tuesday fox report why do toys for tots and hasbro trust duracell to power their donated toys? duralock power preserve. it locks in power for up to 10 years in storage. guaranteed. duracell with duralock. trusted everywhere. aww man. [ male announcer ] returns are easy with free pickup from the u.s. postal service. we'll even drop off boxes if you need them. visit usps.com pay, print, and have it picked up for free. any time of year. ♪ nice sweater. thank you. ♪ thmeet the 5-passenger ford c-max hybrid. when you're carrying a lot of weight, c-max has a nice little trait, you see, c-max helps you load your freight, with its foot-activated lift gate. but that's not all you'll see, cause c-max also beats prius v, with better mpg. say hi to the all-new 47 combined mpg c-max hybrid. >> shepard: richard engle is free. the well nope televisio
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2012 11:00am PST
of david petraeus. it was his shop that produced the talking points that susan rice talked about, and she mentioned al qaeda in the interviews that sunday morning. and you go back to condi rice. i mean, really? is there a double standard here? it appears to most of us that there is, a very unfair one. this is a strong, smart, capable, accomplished woman. and i think that there is too many people over there that are looking for a scalp. >> so you're saying that the president should take on this fight? >> i don't know whether he should take on the fight or not. i know this. what has happened to susan rice is terribly unfair. if you really understand what went on, it is terribly unfair that she had be the scapegoat for this when really the failures ought to be at the last of the head of the intelligence community that produced those talking points, but none of the guys will say a word about david petraeus. >> more to come on this, obviously. thank you both for being here very much. >>> when we come back, more from our roundtable. we rejoin the conversation and broaden it out a little bit to
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